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Chrysocolla is a carbonate copper gemstone of a vivid blue green colour which closely resembles turquoise. It is often found in association with malachite and azurite.

Chrysocolla is one of the favorite beads at Beads with a Twist due to its flamboyant colours and the way it works so well with many different styles of jewellery. Try using copper wire and beads with it to bring out the fantastic blue-green colours.

Crusocolla is often dyed or heat treated to ater the colours while retaining the patterns in the stone.
Apart from its popularity for making beautiful jewellery it is also believed to have numerous powers, It is thought to be the stone of communication, expression, teaching, gentleness and compassion.